Art Museum of Brest

The Art Museum branch was founded in 2000 and opened to the public in 2002 in the South Barracks of the Brest Fortress.

The total exposition area (10 halls) is 1110 m², exhibition area (2 halls) is 140 m². The exhibition chronologically covers the entire period of existence of the Brest Regional Organisation of the Belarusian Union of Artists and allows you to track many directions of development of fine arts in Brest region of the 2nd half of the 20th — early 20th centuries. The exposition opens with the works of Brest painter Anastasia Fetisova from the cycle "The Mystery of the old town" with views of Brest and a model of Brest of XVІІ-XVIII centuries. Hall 2 displays works by Belarusian artists on the theme of the Great Patriotic War. Three rooms are devoted to painting and sculpture and introduce visitors to the works of outstanding artists of Brest region — P. Danelia, I. Fetisov,E. Kufko, I. Rudchik, N. Ovchinnikov, M. Konkov. The exposition of the next two halls are works of graphics. Among these works are works by N. Churabo, L. Alimov, N. Seleshchuk, and A. Alontsev. A separate section is devoted to arts and crafts, the exhibits include tapestries by A. Gurshchenkova, D. Vymorkova, works by the jeweler N. Kuzmich, ceramics by V. Logvin, P. Ryabov, art glass by M. Kniazeva. The museum presents folk arts and crafts: weaving and embroidery, pottery, straw and vine weaving, wood and glass painting, woodworking.

During the work of the Museum more than 100 exhibitions of painters, sculptors, masters of applied arts and crafts and national masters have been organized in its exhibition halls. Creative meetings with artists and folk craftsmen, master classes, museum lessons, performances of creative groups, as well as visiting museums in educational institutions of the city and region have become traditional forms of work of the museum.